Lost Boy: The True Story of Captain Hook by Christina HenryThere is one version of my story that everyone knows. And then there is the truth. This is how it happened. How I went from being Peter Pan’s first—and favorite—lost boy to his greatest enemy.
Peter brought me to his island because there were no rules and no grownups to make us mind. He brought boys from the Other Place to join in the fun, but Peters idea of fun is sharper than a pirate’s sword. Because it’s never been all fun and games on the island. Our neighbors are pirates and monsters. Our toys are knife and stick and rock—the kinds of playthings that bite.
Peter promised we would all be young and happy forever.
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The Book of Henry
The first Horrid Henry book was written and published in by Orion Books and, as of , there will be twenty-five titles published, as well as many other collections, activity books and joke books. It is a slice-of-life series featuring the titular Henry, a self-centred, naughty boy who has issues with authority who will typically be faced with a problem and then will often retaliate in interesting ways that involve trickery, rule-breaking and elaborate practical jokes. Henry has a younger brother who he bullies called Perfect Peter, who is the exact opposite of Henry. The combined sales of all the Horrid Henry books and audiobooks now stands at over 20,, copies. The show officially launched in October , for Halloween.
He was known for breaking with existing literary forms and developing a new type of semi- autobiographical novel that blended character study, social criticism, philosophical reflection, stream of consciousness, explicit language, sex, surrealist free association , and mysticism. In , his family moved to Decatur Street in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn. Miller married his first wife, Beatrice Sylvas Wickens, in ;  their divorce was granted on December 21, In March , during a three-week vacation, he wrote his first novel, Clipped Wings. It has never been published, and only fragments remain, although parts of it were recycled in other works, such as Tropic of Capricorn.
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Henry is described as being very big and strong for a year-old with his hair into a spiked flattop spiked with a lot of Butch Wax that he keeps in his jeans and he wears a pink motorcycle jacket with an eagle on the back and engineer boots. In the miniseries, he sports a greaser pompadour and wears a brown motorcycle jacket. In the film adaptation, Henry is a year-old teenager with a brown mullet and wears sleeveless T-shirts and torn jeans. Raised in a poor, violent environment by his mentally ill, racist, and alcoholic father, Butch Bowers an ex-marine who reputedly went insane and psychotic after being relieved of his war activities , Henry rapidly developed into a hateful, loathing individual who would often display immediate negative and stereotypical feelings towards those around him particularly his classmates. In particular, Butch's deep racism leads to Henry choosing the African-American Mike Hanlon as his favorite bullying target. Despite his hostile nature however, during his childhood beginning in first grade of Henry would go on to make friends among other bullies of his age, with his closest being the more intelligent Victor "Vic" Criss and the unusually large and clumsy yet rather muscular Reginald "Belch" Huggins and the rest being the psychologically-disturbing Patrick Hockstetter , well-off Peter Gordon , the slightly retarded Steve "Moose" Sadler , and dim-witted Gard Jagermeyer. All six of these boys he would assort into a gang of his own: The aptly-named Bowers Gang.
Tropic of Capricorn is a semi-autobiographical novel by Henry Miller , first published by Obelisk Press in Paris in A prequel of sorts to Miller's first published novel, 's Tropic of Cancer , it was banned in the United States until a Justice Department ruling declared that its contents were not obscene. During a three-week vacation from Western Union in , Miller wrote his first novel, Clipped Wings , a study of 12 Western Union messengers. It has never been published; only fragments remain, although parts of it were recycled in later works, including in the brief portraits of Western Union messengers in Tropic of Capricorn. In the spring of , Miller was living in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Brooklyn Heights with his second wife June Miller and her lesbian lover, Jean Kronski. He had recently obtained a new job working for the Parks Department. One day, he returned home to find a note saying they had taken a boat to Paris.
They are generally regarded as being aimed at a slightly older audience than many of his other children's books. The stories were written at varying times throughout his life. Two of the stories are autobiographical in nature; one describes how he first became a writer while the other describes some of Dahl's experiences as a fighter pilot in the Second World War. Another piece in the collection is a non-fiction account of a British farmer finding a legendary haul of ancient Roman treasure. The book was first published in London in by Jonathan Cape. This is a first-person fiction piece of medium-length writing.